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[4 min watch] Top suturing tips in skin cancer surgery
What are the most important things to keep in mind when closing a wound with sutures in a primary care or skin cancer practice? In this short video, HealthCert presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Francis Tan shares his top suturing tips for skin cancer surgery.
Dr Tan speaks about the importance of ongoing practise and knowing what kinds of sutures to use, the types of knots to perform, and how much tension to apply.
He discusses surgical knots and why you might be accidentally bending your needles when you close surgical wounds, as well as quick tips for achieving a cosmetically sound scarring result.
See all this and much more in the full video.